What does the Eppley Institute do?

Eppley staff often hear “We had no idea you existed or what you did!” when we first meet new partners or interested clients. After 27 years spent working across the nation as a part

Is Your Parks and Recreation Agency Accessible?

Navigating requirements, standards, and best practices around accessible recreation can be overwhelming. Everyone, regardless of age or ability, benefits from parks and recreation opportunities. For communities to fully benefit from parks and recreation opportunities,

Communication Courses for Park Professionals

The Eppley Institute is partnering with the National Park Service Office of Communications to develop a suite of courses to improve communications decision-making, consistency, and professionalism. These courses are designed for park professionals in

73rd Great Lakes Park Training Institute

The 73rd Great Lakes Park Training Institute (GLPTI) was held February 24-28 at its traditional location at Pokagon State Park. First held at Pokagon’s Potawatomi Inn in 1947, GLPTI is the oldest continuously-running training

Weed Warrior Volunteer Training

The Eppley Institute is partnering with the Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission and Montgomery Parks to create e-courses for volunteers. Weed Warriors Basics, Non-native Invasives (NNI) 101 and Non-native Invasives (NNI) 102

Eppley’s Newest Initiative to Enhance Agency Capability

The Eppley Institute continues to lead innovative training and workforce development initiatives for park and public land agencies with the development of its newest capability enhancement application. This new system begins with Eppley’s expert

Eppley Launches Four New Certificate Programs

The Eppley Institute continues to expand its online training portfolio by launching 4 new certificate programs in January and February 2020. The new programs are: Fundamentals of Park Safety: This certificate program for front